The Renegade Rip

Poor performance from Cruise, ‘Oblivion’ not worth it

Alana Garrett, Reporter

May 1, 2013

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By Alana Garrett Reporter Joseph Kosinski’s “Oblivion” is confusing, strange, and left me oblivious. Kosinski who directed the film “Tron: Legacy” has tried his directing skills at another sci-fi film “Oblivion”. The film stars A-list actor Tom Cruise who is known for his exceptional acting skills, and action movies, but “Oblivion” is a disappointment...

Bako ladies shine on

Alana Garrett, Reporter

May 1, 2013

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By Alana Garrett Reporter Business women and many others alike gathered at the 2013 Bakersfield Women’s Business Conference. The Bakersfield Women’s Business Conference was April 18, at the Rabobank Arena. The conference started off with a continental breakfast and a kickoff speech from Lynda Resnick, an entrepreneur and billionaire. Resnick owns POM Wonderful and Fiji ...

“42” proved to be more than a film

“42” proved to be more than a film

April 17, 2013

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By Alana Garrett Reporter The movie “42” doesn’t just tell a life story. It evokes emotions. Jackie Robinson, an American hero, has been ido...

Dr. Devito brings an eclectic sound to Bako, gives humor too

Dr. Devito brings an eclectic sound to Bako, gives humor too

April 17, 2013

By Alana Garrett Reporter   Dr. DeVito performed on April 12 at Jerry’s Pizza and the place was filled with many fans of this local ba...

RapeAxe won’t prevent rape

Alana Garrett, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

By Alana Garrett Reporter   Sonnet Ehlers, a South African doctor, is trying to make a change for all women. However, the change Ehlers is trying to make is very questionable. Ehlers has invented an anti-rape device called The Rape-Axe. The device is an anti-rape condom that has sharp barbs lining the inside of the condom. These barbs will snag the attacker ...

7-Eleven gets exclusive Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

7-Eleven gets exclusive Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Alana Garrett, Reporter

April 3, 2013

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By Alana Garrett Reporter   No longer just a place to get Slurpees or Big Gulps, 7-Eleven has just received an exclusive ice cream flavor...

‘Bioshock Infinite’ a great addition to a great series

‘Bioshock Infinite’ a great addition to a great series

April 3, 2013

By Alana Garrett Reporter   Ken Levine has done it again with his new addition to the “Bioshock” series, “Bioshock Infinite.” “Bioshock...

CSUB hosts second Gamer Education Day

CSUB hosts second Gamer Education Day

Alana Garrett, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Features

Cal State Bakersfield’s Campus Gamers student organization surprised many gamers and non-gamers alike with their Second Annual Gamer Education Day. ...

A love not strong enough to die for

A love not strong enough to die for

Alana Garrett, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under Perspectives

It was love at first bite, and I am still in love. No, this isn’t going to be some cheesy article on why I love vampires. This article is about my love...

The Rock stars in new film

Alana Garrett, Reporter

February 27, 2013

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Snitches don’t just get stitches, they get a lot more than that in Ric Roman Waugh’s film Snitch. The film stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and features other cast members such as Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon and Jon Bernthal, who starred as Shane Walsh in The Walking Dead. The film follows Johnson who plays as John Matthews as he becomes an informant aka a...

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Male)

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Male)

Graham C Wheat, Features Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Perspectives

Valentine’s Day is upon us once again, and that means guys scrambling for chocolate and girls buying musky cologne in an effort to display some meager...

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Female)

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Female)

Alana Garrett, Reporter

February 13, 2013

Filed under Perspectives

Valentine’s Day is about more than just overpriced bears, candy, balloons, Chocolates, flowers and heart-shaped cards that say “be mine.” Although most p...

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